Cancer and the Secrets of Your Genes

“Cancer and the Secrets of Your Genes.” By Theodora Ross, The New York Times.

An oncologist looks at the evidence for genetic testing in certain circumstances. This takes the conversation a step further.

On Aug. 6, researchers announced in The New England Journal of Medicine that they . . . → Read More: Cancer and the Secrets of Your Genes

Widespread Flaws Found in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

“Widespread Flaws Found in Ovarian Cancer Treatment.” By Denise Grady, The New York Times

Most women with ovarian cancer receive inadequate care and miss out on treatments that could add a year or more to their lives, a new study has found.The operations should be done by gynecologic oncologists, said Dr. Deborah Armstrong of Johns . . . → Read More: Widespread Flaws Found in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

MD Anderson Cancer Center Launches Unprecedented Moon Shots Program

“MD Anderson Cancer Center Launches Unprecedented Moon Shots Program.” Press Release, MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center announces the launch of the Moon Shots Program, an unprecedented effort to dramatically accelerate the pace of converting scientific discoveries into clinical advances that reduce cancer deaths. The program, initially targeting eight . . . → Read More: MD Anderson Cancer Center Launches Unprecedented Moon Shots Program